New York State Women's History

Sherwood Select School/Howland Elem. ...A NYS Women's History Site
Emily Howland
Route 34B Sherwood NY

Type: School

Category/Significance: women's rights; abolitionism, UGRR; suffrage

She supported the UGRR in Sherwood, worked in schools for free people of color in Washington, D.C., and Virginia, and supported at least fifty schools throughout the nation, most of them for African Americans in the South, as well as Sherwood Select School, which became the basis for the current Emily Howland School. ...learn more>>

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